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Grow a Pair!

Grow a pair of what? Let’s see, what comes in pairs that humans might need?  Eyes, ears, arms, legs, lungs, breasts, kidneys? No. “Grow a pair” refers to testicles.  Why would someone need to “grow a pair” of testicles? Obviously, … Continue reading

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History’s Lessons

The older I get, the more I appreciate history. I have lived long enough to see the patterns in my life that can be traced back to the experiences, decisions and relationships that set them in motion.  Ironically, what seemed … Continue reading

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Trans-Formation

It was June, 1969 when the patrons of the Stonewall Inn resisted arrest for being in a gay bar, protested for several nights for their right to be treated with dignity, and captured the attention of the media. Though not … Continue reading

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Mass Murder

Once again we are shaken by the violence inflicted on the most innocent among us. What is wrong with our country, our society, our culture, our priorities, us—that allows the slaughter of people even children—again and again and again? Why … Continue reading

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Micro-Management

People often complain about their bosses being micro-managers. Not only are employees told what to do, which one could argue is a manager’s job, they are also told how, when, where and with whom to work. Thats where it feels … Continue reading

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Competing with History

Five years ago I would not have imagined that the hot topics of our time would be around public health and history.   By necessity the world has become conversant in viruses, vaccines, and variants; N95, KN95, respirators and ventilators; … Continue reading

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My Mission

Many years ago I attending a training course where we were required to write a personal mission statement. The statement was to be a reflection of our core values. After much reflection, I wrote: To Speak Truth, To Feel Compassion, … Continue reading

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Courage Prayer

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” We have come to know these words as the “serenity prayer,” used widely by people in … Continue reading

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Mission-Driven

What motivates us to work? Making money, making a difference, making friends? Being productive, being creative, being busy? For some, the mission of the profession or organization that employs them is not important. For others, the organizational mission is what … Continue reading

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LifeGuides

One of my core beliefs is that life will guide us toward greater joy, deeper connections, and meaningful success if we listen and align our thoughts, actions and decisions with the energy of life. Life is all that is good … Continue reading

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